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Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.  She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth.  She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs.  Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.


HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES

Measure Would Tap Army Corps, EPA & EDA Resources for Urgent Water Infrastructure Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recent collapse of the water system in Mississippi’s state capital, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to authorize a multipronged federal approach to help the City of Jackson overcome long-neglected water infrastructure upgrades.

The Emergency Water Infrastructure Improvements Act...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD
 
Cosponsor Bill to Prohibit Spending on Global Climate Change Agreement Embraced by President Biden

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted their support of legislation to prohibit the use of U.S. taxpayer dollars to implement an international climate change pact that would drive up the cost of food, energy, and services for American families.

Wicker and Hyde...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT

Miss. Senators Work to Prevent Discrimination by Financial Service Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues in introducing the Fair Access to Banking Act, which would prevent discrimination against constitutionally-protected industries and law-abiding businesses by banks and financial service providers. 

“Financial service providers wield immense power and...

Senator Hyde-Smith and military help with production of Camp Kamassa

WJTV-TV Jackson

Senator Hyde-Smith and military help with production of Camp Kamassa

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith addressing military personnel at Camp Kamassa on April 8, 2021 (Photo: Kate Cornell/12 News)

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CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) — Camp Kamassa in Crystal Springs is a project that’s been in...

Blackburn introduces bill to improve infrastructure in rural areas

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Blackburn introduces bill to improve infrastructure in rural areas

By Ripon Advance News Service

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) recently introduced legislation to remove burdensome government regulations that will allow for easier repairs of America’s rural roads and bridges.

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Mississippi airports awarded more than $24M in grants

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi airports awarded more than $24M in grants

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers announced $24.3 million in grants has been awarded to make improvements at 26 Mississippi airfields. The U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation...